Guide to the Records of the Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon

Collection Title: Records of the Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon
Dates: 1911-1949
Identification: 32/2/3
Creator: Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon
Extent: 1 Boxes
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: The Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon was founded at the time of President A.W. Harris' visit to the city on February 4, 1911. The founding officers were: President, Walter S. Asher (Arts ′95); Vice President, Dr. Ernest A. Myers (Dent. ′96); Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Frank F. Casseday (Arts ′77); Member, Executive Committee, Dr. Jessie Mc Gavin (Wom-Med).This series consists of two parts: a record book; and a folder of clippings and correspondence.
Acquisition Information: Record book presented by mail November 30, 1971, by Graeme L. Hodgkinson (EC '40) of Portland, Secretary of the Club in the 1940s; folder of clippings built up over the years. See Accession #74-11.
Processing Information: William K. Beatty, June, 1981
Conditions Governing Access: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Archives
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL, 60208-2300
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/archives
Email: archives@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3354

Scope and Content

The Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon was founded at the time of President A.W. Harris' visit to the city on February 4, 1911. The founding officers were: President, Walter S. Asher (Arts '95); Vice President, Dr. Ernest A. Myers (Dent. '96); Secretary-Treasurer, Dr. Frank F. Casseday (Arts '77); Member, Executive Committee, Dr. Jessie Mc Gavin (Wom-Med).

This series consists of two parts: a record book; and a folder of clippings and correspondence.

The record book contains a signed copy of the letter from Walter S. Asher (Jan. 12, 1911) to all Northwestern University alumni and non-graduates in the Portland area inviting them to a preliminary meeting on January 18 and to the dinner for President Harris; clippings and other items and letters pertaining to the dinner; and clippings, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, programs, lists of members, handwritten reports of meetings, and financial records.

The folder contains clippings, memoirs of members, financial records, correspondence, and announcements.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Northwestern Alumni Association

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Alumni and alumnae--Oregon--Portland

Northwestern University Club of Portland, Oregon


Container List / Contents

  • Record Book - Correspondence, Clippings, Official Records, 1932-1949Box 1, Folder 1
  • Clippings, Correspondence, Records, 1932-1949Box 1, Folder 2